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Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
% increase from 20011. there was an 18% in the homeless population just in the city of san jose. one woman who used the shelter last night says it's been a struggle to find affordable housing. >> i'm on social security but, you know, i only make so much money and the thousand-dollar rents are staggering. i don't make that kind of money. i can only pay a little bit. i cannot afford to rent. i'm looking for a room where i can do some housework to make up for the extra point. but that's really challenging, too. >> reporter: a recent study lie the silicon valley housing trust reports that san jose is the fourth most expensive city in the country for renters. it showed that 109,000 households pay more than 30% of their gross income to rent. the national low-income housing association reports an hourly page of 30.96 is needed to rent a two-bedroom apartment in san jose. but in santa clara, the average hourly rage is $17.99 and minimum wage in san jose is $10 an hour. so there's quite a disparity there ill greating the need for -- illustrating the need for more aid fordable housing -- affordable
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
up at 238. as you continue to drive south, it gets a little bit better in union city and it slows in fremont. 7:03. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. >>> the investigation continues into an early-morning fire at a san jose mobile home. it started shortly after 2:00 this morning near monterey road and firefighters still have not located the elderly man who lives in the unit. ktvu's katie utehs is live on the scene with the new information about this mobile park. good morning, katie. >> reporter: good morning, tori. i just got off the phone with san jose fire's public information officer. he says now that it is daylight, the plan to move forward, research this mobile home. as you can see, it's completely gutted. early this morning they got through 80% of the home. they still need to search through the kitchen. they hope that will give them more identification or contact info as they try to find the elderly man who lived here. they do not believe he was home at the time of the fire. let me show you some video and some pictures of the flames and smoke coming from the mobile home at
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
. the flees warning is out for everybody in san francisco. it's 39 along the embarcadero and 34 in the city for one location. the coldest in 15 years on the lows for san francisco. 21 napa, 21 santa rosa. 24 novato. 30s on the coast. 28 san jose. it looks like they won't get the record low unless it happened an hour ago and haven't reported it. upper 40s, low 50s. upper 40s. breezy to windy, especially in the east bay hills. if you have the breeze in the 30s, it's in the windchills or 30s. highs 40s and 50s. let's go to tori and dave. >>> happening now -- a freeze warning is in effect for all bay area counties except san francisco until 9:00 this morning. a couple of more hours. temperatures fell into the 20s once again overnight in the north bay. parts of the east bay and south bay. people struggling to stay warm. temperatures should start warming up slightly by midweek. now, the freezing temperatures are especially dangerous for the homeless. ktvu channel 2 reporter janine de la vega is live to let us know how shelters in the south bay are trying to help the homeless after at least four d
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
with the chp. no reports of black ice so far. san francisco is the only city spared from the freeze warning. there's a chance of showers late friday. we could see snow at the higher elevations. people seem excited about about that. they say there's not been a dusting for four, five years. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the freezing temperatures forcing two of the major bay area airports to take immediately action. this is mineta. a spokesman said they de-iced the first of several planes that took off about 6:350 this morning. they are -- 6:30 this morning. they are not sure how long this will continue. but there are no flight delays right now. oakland says two southwest airlines planes were de-iced this morning. we're waiting to get info back from sfo. we'll pass that onto you. >>> the freeze warning is not keeping people from doing their holiday shopping. shoppers were bundled up on bay street in emeryville. some of the people we talked to say they love the winter weather. >> i think it's great. i think it feels refreshing. >> now, business has listen brisk at christmas tree lots
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
: that's the advice from texas. schools are closed in dallas and other cities and the list of cancellations at the airport is glowing. emergency officials in oklahoma say most of the roads are slick. >> go slowly, watch out for the person in front of you. make sure you are ready for the road conditions. >> reporter: the state has activated an emergency operations center to help people affected by the bad weather. at least three dozen people have been injured. in arkansas, the roads are blamed for a seven-car pileup. no one was seriously injured. on thursday, the stores were filled with people stocking up before the storm. >> milk, bread, potatoes. something quick for a hot meal. >> reporter: a man in arkansas was killed when a tree fell down on his camper. here in the dallas area, there are nearly 200,000 people already without power. the number is expected to rise. tori, back to you. >> thank you. and check regularly for weather updates at including alerts and warnings. there are also forecasts for your neighborhood and we'll post information on your facebook and
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
francisco will hold its own memorial for mandela wednesday at 8:00 a.m. it will be in the city hall rotunda. former mayor willie brown has been asked to organize the service. . >>> let's head over to rosemary orozco. we have the oakland holiday children's parade today. hoping for some good weather for that. >> it will be dry. bring the winter coat. you will need it again. behind this system cold air spilling into the bay area, could be breezy for some of us into the afternoon. it will be a chilly one. we'll struggle in the upper 40s the sun is shining it's makes its way up. another, i don't know, minute or two until the fish sunrise. we might be right up on it. we're clearing out this morning. let's look at some of the rainfall totals over the last 24 hours. .47 in napa. .4 in santa rosa. almost .3 for oakland, san francisco picking up almost .4. san jose picking up .13. we have seen snowfall in areas right around the santa cruz mountains, right over the summit, mount st. helena has reported a little snow. northern areas of napa county reported some snow yesterday. a few sprinkles that ma
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
traffic in union city. not as bad as it normally is. let's go to some live pictures. westbound bay bridge traffic looks okay. it's about a 15-minute delay. the fog is an issue this morning. also this morning we're looking at 237 if you are trying to get into the valley, already some slow traffic. a lot of people are back as you can see on this monday after the holiday. we're following breaking news on the peninsula where a pedestrian has been hit and killed by a car near one of the offramps to highway 92. ktvu channel 2 reporter, janine de la vega tells us southbound el camino real is now shut down. janine? >> reporter: yes, the southbound lanes of el camino real between 17th and 20th is closed. so that san mateo police can investigate this accident. another closure i want to tell you about is the southbound offramp to el camino from highway 92 is also closed. more police are arriving and the coroner has come on the scene. the accident happened at 6:20 this morning. we have limited information. what we do know is that a car did hit a pedestrian that was near that offramp. again, corey nir
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
. and in or rinne daly city, we will begin to see temperatures -- in orinda and expect cold temperatures for the morning hours. if you go to the farmer's market. struggling once again. in the forecast for the afternoon, a look at your extended forecast here with the weekend in view. >> temperatures in view a lot like yesterday. >> notice that as we get into the business week. it is warmer each passing day. all the way into wednesday and thursday before we finally get back to the seasonal average for december. >> meanwhile, they will romaine on the cold side and through this morning. tomorrow morning as well. back to you. >> thank you, rosemary. >> what they said flying the banners over candlestick. you have to fly what ever you want and still should play the game. again right now we are having technical difficulties and they are working on the problems right now. >> we will take you to right this minute, this is the news every half hour. if we resolve the update. we will see you here for a complete newscast. they look good i front of my house. >> here's another grinch in russia. this gen
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